Secondary School Teacher Salary in Ireland

€56,736
per year
per month
€4,730
per month
per year

Secondary School Teacher - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for a Secondary School Teacher is €56,736 gross per year (€4,730 gross per month), which is 28% higher than the national average salary in Ireland.
Secondary School Teacher Salary Scale: a Secondary School Teacher can expect a starting salary of €40,996. The highest salaries can exceed €65,588 (excluding allowances).
€40,996
Low
€56,736
Average
€65,588
High
€3,420
Low
€4,730
Average
€5,470
High

Secondary School Teacher Salary Range

Low
€40,996
Average
€56,736
Experienced
€59,740
High
€65,588
Low
€3,420
Average
€4,730
Experienced
€4,980
High
€5,470
Among Irish Secondary School Teachers, Entrants to Post-Primary Teaching tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced Secondary School Teachers who entered teaching prior to 1st January 2011 enjoy the highest salaries.

Secondary School Teacher - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

A qualified Secondary School Teacher with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €41,000 gross per year on average. A mid career Secondary School Teacher with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €47,000, while an experienced Secondary School Teacher with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €59,000. Secondary School Teachers with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €61,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Secondary School Teacher

Late Career▲ +8%
Experienced▲ +4%
Average Salary€56,736/year
Mid Career▼ -17%
Entry Level▼ -28%

Gender Breakdown

Female
71%
Male
29%

Secondary School Teacher - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Secondary School Teacher jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Secondary School Teacher

How much does a Secondary School Teacher make in Ireland?
A Secondary School Teacher in Ireland earns an average of €56,736 gross per year, which is about €4,730 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Secondary School Teacher updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Secondary School Teacher in Ireland?
The starting salary of a Secondary School Teacher in Ireland is around €40,996 gross per year. Entrants to Post-Primary Teaching usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Secondary School Teacher in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Secondary School Teacher in Ireland can reach and exceed €65,588 gross per year. Secondary School Teachers who entered teaching prior to 1st January 2011 usually have the highest salaries.
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